Feature Articles

September 12, 2010 ·

Michael Reichmann

Several of the articles listed below were written for different print and web based publications over a period of a few years.  They have been left in their original form, though some have been edited for typos and other minor corrections.  Please make note of the year of original publication as much may have changed in either my technique or specific location information since original publication.
A number of articles are new and written specifically for this site.  They are dated as shown.



Digital Imaging — An Introduction

An introduction for newcomers to the world of digital image processing.

A Digital Printing Class

A brief look at some basic image processing techniques using Photoshop.

Gaussian Blur Overlays

A simple technique for a stunning new look.

Ilfochrome Printing

A primer on Ilfochrome / Cibachrome printing.

Perspective Adjustment

A brief look at adjusting perspective with PhotoShop.

Astro Photography

A series of short illustrated essays on various aspects of astronomical photograph

Digital B&W Printing

Using Quadtone grayscale inks to produce superb B&W inkjet prints. Also, shooting in colour / printing in B&W.

White Sky Blues

How to fix those boring white skies with a simple PhotoShop technique.

Four Seasons

A must-have PhotoShop plug-in that will change your approach to landscape photography.

Photographing Snow

How to avoid poorly exposed landscapes that include snow.

Instant Photoshop

A fast-start tutorial on getting the most out of Photoshop, quickly.

Blended Exposures

A tutorial on utilizing highlight and shadow exposures in PhotoShop to achieve an 8-10 stop dynamic range.

nic Sharpener Pro!

The ultimate solution to the problem of Sharpening in PhotoShop. A hands-on review.

Camera Movements – Understanding Tilts and Shifts

Understanding view camera movements and using 35mm and medium format cameras that have them.

Contrast Masking

A tutorial on a technique for taming contrast within PhotoShop.

A Simplified Zone System

A tutorial on the classic Zone System for colour and B&W negative users.

Light – Color & Human Vision

Understanding light, what it is and why we see the way we do.

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Michael Reichmann is the founder of the Luminous Landscape. Michael passed away in May 2016. Since its inception in 1999 LuLa has become the world's largest site devoted to the art, craft, and technology of photography. Each month more than one million people from every country on the globe visit LuLa.

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